Fiction is better than self-help books

Ohi !

Today we’re discussing fiction and self-help. Which one is the best to make you grow? Is self-help just a bunch of wealthy white men or is it more complex than that? And finally, can self-help outperform fiction?

SOURCES:
Beth Blum, The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature, 2020.
Nicolas Martin-Breteau, Corps Politiques: Le sport dans les luttes des Noirs américains pour l’égalité depuis la fin du XIXème siècle, 2020.
Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery, 1901.
Samuel Smiles, Self-Help, 1859.
Paul Coehlo, The Alchemist, 1994.
AND A TON OF SELF-HELP BOOKS 😅

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